Two new wine degree courses launched

Two new wine degree programmes have been launched this year, one offered by the Sonoma State University and the other by NEOMA Business School in France. 

Diageo taps into draught cocktails with Tipplesworth acquisition

Spirits giant Diageo is tapping into the growth of draught cocktails by acquiring Tipplesworth, a drinks company known for its kegged espresso martinis.

Champagne Bollinger’s Jérôme Philipon to leave at the end of 2019

Jérôme Philipon, the former president of Champagne brand Bollinger and COO of its holding company, Société Jacques Bollinger (SJB), is to leave the group at the end of this year.

Pernod Ricard faces legal challenge over alleged harmful drinking culture

French drinks group Pernod Ricard has denied claims made at an employment tribunal, during which a former staff member said that there was a "constant pressure" to consume alcohol. 

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